Business Development Executive, Foreign Exchange, London - £35k OTE

Sales Talent
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This market-leading and well-established Foreign Exchange specialist is growing strongly right now. They are looking for an exceptional Business Development Executive to develop into a future Business Development Manager. With no experience in Foreign Exchange needed, this a great opportunity for somebody with a proven sales record in any market and an interest in FX looking to further their career.


With several decades of success behind them, our client has a proven name in the market that allows it to compete with the big names in their market. Staff tend to stay with them once they’ve learned the ropes because they offer excellent training, many career growth opportunities and outstanding money for great salespeople.


A B2B role, you’ll be calling companies to introduce the expert Foreign Exchange services to both them and their clients. Every company with an international clientele is a potential target for you; think of international estate agents, property developers, lawyers and accountants with a global client base and you’ll get the picture.

Working alongside a Business Development Manager who deals with key clients, you’ll learn from an expert in the field. You’ll also be given the opportunity to prove yourself by closing some of the smaller deals yourself. No sales job is every easy of course but calling clients from one of the market’s leading names makes life a little simpler.

Within 12-18 months, you would expect to move into a Business Development Manager role with a significant increase in salary, commission and responsibility.


To be in with a shot at this fantastic opportunity, you’ll need to have 1-2 years’ experience in sales, specifically B2B cold calling. The person they are looking for will also be tenacious, thick-skinned and persistent. You’ll also be professional, polished and hard-working. In effect, you’re a Business Development Manager in waiting - do this job well for a year and then you’ll be encouraged to take that step, putting you out in the field dealing with partners face-to-face as well as over the phone.


On offer is a salary of £22,000 and, with commission, you can expect to earn £32,000 in your first year. In addition, there are several employee benefits available, such as BUPA membership, £2,000pa staff currency allowance, and a pension scheme with company contributions to match yours. The added attraction to this role is the training and career development you’ll receive.

If you’re interested, please get in touch with us now. It may help to quote the reference number ST2361.

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